News | 19 February 2021

Auditing with data analytics and IDEA software

Our senior auditor Luke explores the increasingly popular use of auditing with data analytics. Data analytics in auditing is becoming more and more commonplace. The concept of auditing can be...

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News | 22 January 2021

An Internal Audit View: Edition 9

The latest edition of Audit Together’s newsletter – An Internal Audit View – has been published. In this bulletin, there is inevitably a distinctly Covid-19 theme reflecting some of the…

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News | 20 December 2020

Auditing Santa: “Snow Assurance”

We have recently started working for a new client outside of Yorkshire. Santa Claus has operated a successful organisation for a number of years, but we could provide...

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News | 24 November 2020

The importance of internal controls when making payments

Assistant director for audit and assurance, Stuart Cutts, tells us why internal controls on payments are so important.

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News | 23 October 2020

5 fundamentals for an effective incident response programme

Coronavirus has brought into sharp focus the importance of organisational resilience and preparedness for all organisations. Uncertainty...

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News | 23 July 2020

Internal audit in academies: change in guidance

From September 2020, your school’s external auditor will no longer be able to undertake internal audit activities as well.

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News | 27 May 2020

An A-Z of internal audit

May is Internal Audit Awareness Month, and we want to raise awareness by trying to explain what internal audit is and what it does. In this A-Z, we’ve listed a…

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News | 20 May 2020

What is internal audit?

It’s Internal Audit Awareness Month! Yes, they really do get a whole month. We’re aiming to raise awareness of internal audit through a series of posts exploring what audit is,…

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News | 5 May 2020

Veritau’s Covid-19 response team

At Veritau we set up a Covid-19 response team soon after the start of the pandemic and they’ve been busy ever since. Their aim is to provide consistent and timely…

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News | 26 March 2020

Working from home: our 7 top tips

Some people love working from home and others hate it, but it’s something we all have to get used to for a while.Here are our top tips for working remotely, staying...

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News | 12 February 2020

LGA says cyber security training is vital

The Local Government Association (LGA) has stressed the importance of cyber security training in local councils. Everyone is living in an increasingly digital world.

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News | 21 January 2020

The third line of defence in internal audit

Internal audit is seen as one of the main components of this. It provides independent assurance to the governing body and senior management on the effectiveness...

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